Day 6 Pet Petes
(I’m catching up)
Poor use of language.
The following words, I believe, are either overused or incorrectly used.
Amazing: “causing overwhelming surprise or astonishment,” is used as a general term meaning “great” or “cool.”
Awesome: “causing feelings of fear or wonder,” another general term now meaning “great” or “cool.”
Basically: “essentially” or “fundamentally,” is now used as a general fill word.
Honestly: “in an honest and genuine manner,” now a fill word.
So: this is the biggest pet peeve on my list. If you listen, you will hear people begin AND end sentences with “so.”
I was out last night and you never called me back, so….